Every morning, in her shop in the rue des Soupirs, Madame Hortense composed pretty bouquets – delicate and harmonious. In this little world of petals and foliage, flowers were her only company. And that reassured her.

Every afternoon, she went for a walk by herself, never talking to anyone. Until the day when a traveling companion changes her life …


  • Bologna Ragazzi Award 2022: Amazing Bookshelf
  • Self-confidence, being different, shyness, friendship

by Yukiko Noritake & Hélène Herry


Maison Eliza | hc | 32 pp | 248 x 307 mm | 2021 | 4+

Rights sold: Korean

[original French title: La promeneuse]